Join the team! We are always open to hosting applicants for external funding, or self-funded students. Positions for which funding has already been secured are listed below:

  • Two fully funded PhD position is available from January 2023 at University College Dublin for a researcher interested in synthetic chemistry of supramolecular systems, with applications in antimicrobial metallodrugs. Project 1 will focus on bacteria-targeting carbohydrate derivatives, and Project 2 will focus on – details on how to apply for this opportunity can be found here [PDF] [indicative closing date 25 November, but feel free to apply if this ad is still displayed on the website]
  • [Note: a similar position was advertised in the summer and not filled, due to the pending relocation of the group to Dublin. Please get in touch again, if you have not heard back]

Informal enquiries are welcome.

contact: joseph [dot] byrne [at] nuigalway [dot] ie or byrneresearchUCD [at] gmail [dot] com for more details.

🟦🟨 – In addition to the opportunities above, there are also opportunities for displaced scientists from Ukraine, who are already in Ireland to join on-going projects in the group, either at PhD or postdoc level. Details of the schemes are here: (SFI and IRC). I would be happy to discuss projects in more detail if you think they are suitable for continuing your interrupted research.

[Updated November 2022]